Bilberry extract is a product processed from the black fruit Vacdmum myrtiUus L. fruit or juice, and is usually standardized to contain 25% anthocyanins. It is called bilberry, bleaberry, winebeny, etc.
Bilberry has been used as an over-the-counter medicine in Germany. The fruit preparation is used for acute diarrhea and mild inflammation of the mouth and throat. It is also allowed as an oral liquid in France and as a dietary supplement in the United States.
During the Second World War, the British Air Force used black berry to improve night vision. It was found that bilberry can prevent snow blindness in snow pilots. It shows that the color shakes can help regenerate retinal pigment, especially in the eyes. It is helpful in terms of light adaptability.
This product is thermal and light sensitive . It will quickly fade under light or slightly higher temperature. It can be oxidized and faded by the action of phenolase. When other o-diphenols (catechol, chlorogenic acid) present , it will promote this Species fade; anthocyanidins become iron or grayish-purple, and the presence of ascorbic acid will also decompose and fade anthocyanins; changes in pH affect the color, and the presence of metal elements (potassium, sodium, etc.) will also have an impact.
1. Promote the regeneration of retinoin
Blackberry bilberry extract can help retina pigment to grow and improve eyesight.
2. Improve microcirculation
Can reduce the adhesion of platelets inhibits platelet aggregation caused by adrenaline and adenosine triphosphate
Anthocyanins in bilberry can prevent free radical damage.
Anthocyanins delay and prevent free radicals from damaging tissues, DNA, lipids and protein molecules. DNA damage will cause cancer. The proanthocyanidins and Pycnogesl in Bilberry have anti-cancer effects.
5. Other functions
Strong and continuous capillary infiltration; protect blood vessels, anti-ulcer; anti-inflammatory, anti-spasm, sedation.
Bilberry extract is mainly used to treat ophthalmic diseases, such as retinal vascular disorders, cataracts, diabetes, glaucoma, myopia, etc. It can also be used to treat inflammation, allergies, high blood pressure, venous arterial fragility, blood in urine, bleeding gums, etc. Symptoms. It can also be used to treat diarrhea, reduce motion sickness and indigestion.
Notrol, Indenat of Europe and Tokewa of Japan are the main manufacturers of citrus extract (25%), with output ranging from 15-40MT/year.
In Europe various preparations is made, such as capsules, with a specification of 250mg/capsule, and each capsule contains 25% of total anthocyanins. The recommended usage of bilberry extract is 40mg once a day. Each time contains 25% of total anthocyanin extract 40~60mg, or the recommended range of 240~480mg standard extract every day, take 2 to 3 times.